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20 May 2016
Novaya Gazeta has suspended its deputy chief editor, following revelations that he instructed reporters to blackmail suspects in a recent investigation.
19 May 2016
This week, we take you to Ecuador, Uganda, Bangladesh, Ukraine and Pakistan.
17 May 2016
The winners of the Kenyan Blog Awards 2016 were announced at a gala event that took place on May 14 in Kenya's capital Nairobi.
"These pockets of violence [...] are not as insignificant as we think. We have not begun to uncover the various forms of violence [...] in our society. Violence is pervasive."
15 May 2016
13 May 2016
At least 49 people died in collapsed buildings and landslides, and tens of thousands more were evacuated as the result of frequent and violent aftershocks.
Bulgarian eco-activist Borislav Sandov was sentenced for "insulting" the director of a mining company through a Facebook status. Court of appeals will hear his case at the end of May.
12 May 2016
If Moscow is saddling up for another offensive against “foreign agents,” Ilya Ukhov couldn’t have timed it better when he claimed Dozhd might secretly receive funding from the US government.
Two Twitter accounts provide a much-needed look back at World War II in China and the rest of Asia.
Where Is Zeenat Shahzadi? Missing Journalist Is Suspected Victim of Pakistan's Enforced Disappearances
"It is getting to the point when anyone of us can disappear for seeking or speaking the truth..."
11 May 2016
The international journalist community reacted with consternation and anger to a leaked database of reporters accredited with the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" published by Ukrainian activists.
7 May 2016
"This defamation complaint threatens to significantly undermine press freedom in Timor Leste by engendering a culture of fear and intimidation among journalists who report on issues of national import."
Who is one of the most popular YouTube stars you have never heard of? Here's a hint: he lives in Japan.
These series of killings have alarmed critics and intellectuals about the power that main stream and social media sites possess.
6 May 2016
"I get @CIA desire to take victory lap but tweeting #UBLRaid seems contrary to Intel Community ethos & good judgment"
A new initiative by Kremlin-friendly Internet experts seeks to make anonymous comments on online media websites a thing of the past.
5 May 2016
"#JusticeForJisha Find the culprits. End victim blaming mindset. Stop feeding the rape culture."
There are numerous free and open information portals and databases available for researching individuals in Ukraine and Russia, whether you are investigating a public figure or a private individual.
4 May 2016
On meeting Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, and highlights from a discussion about the novelist at the 2016 International Congress of the Spanish Language.